The Best Pumpkin Pudding Recipe – Easy and Silky

Pumpkin Pudding
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The Best Pumpkin Pudding Recipe is an easy recipe you will enjoy throughout the holiday season. This easy recipe comes with no baking required—creamy and silky pumpkin pie pudding with lots of delicious pumpkin flavor.


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  • 1 (15-ounce) can Pumpkin Puree
  • 12 ounces heavy cream
  • 2 whisked eggs
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch


  1. Place all dry ingredients except the cornstarch in medium-size heavy pot and mix until combined.
  2. Hold back 2 ounces of whipping cream and whisk with cornstarch until smooth and no flecks of cornstarch.
  3. Mix all wet ingredients (whisked eggs, pumpkin, whipping cream, and vanilla) in a separate bowl until blended.
  4. Pour pumpkin mixture into the pot with dry ingredients and srir until smooth.
  5. Turn heat to medium heat, stirring constantly so the pumpkin mixture doesn’t stick to the bottom.
  6. After the mixture comes to a boil, lower it to a simmer and whisk in the cornstarch and cream mixture. Simmer on low for 2 minutes or until the pumpkin mixture thickens, stirring constantly. Remove from heat
  7. Let pumpkin pie mixture cool for ten minutes, then ladle into individual cups—place in refrigerator for two hours. Cover with a plate or plastic wrap.
  8. Serve with whipped cream and your favorite toppings.


Use real unsweetened pumpkin puree (not pumpkin pie filling) 

For best results: Stir constantly for the 2 and 1/2 minutes the pumpkin mixture is being prepared.